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Former Health Centre, High Street, Rishton, Blackburn, BB1 4JZ

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Price: Offers in excess of £70,000 are sought


The property is situated in a prominent main road position in the centre of Rishton, surrounded by local, regional and national retailers. Accrington town centre is approximately 4 miles from the premises and Blackburn town centre within 5 miles.


The property comprises a single storey former health centre providing approximately 930 sq.ft of accommodation. It is of brick built construction under a pitched tiled roof. The property provides a series of office and consultation rooms together with wc/amenity facilities. It has the benefit of double glazed windows with security shutters, gas fired central heating and carpet/vinyl floors. In addition, parking is available to the rear of the premises.


We have calculated the net internal area of the premises to be approximately 1653 sq.ft


It is understood that all mains services are available to the property.


We have been unable to identify the Rateable Value for the premises. We would anticipate that the Rateable Value will be below the threshold for small business rate relief of £12,000 RV, and therefore the occupier may be exempt from business rates. Full details on request.


An EPC is available on request


Vat is applicable to figures quoted in these particulars.

Informal Tender

Interested parties are requested to submit their best and final offer by completing the informal tender documentation (see pdf on website) by either e-mail ( or in writing to our Blackburn office by 12 noon on Friday the 17th November 2017. Completed forms should include details of the purchaser, solicitor's information, amount of offer, timescales to complete, proof of funding and any other conditions. The vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or indeed any offer submitted and each proposal will be considered on its own individual merits.


Leasehold for a period of 250 years from January 1995 at a peppercorn rent(if demanded)


Offers in excess of £70,000 are sought


The property is available with vacant possession.


The property has been used for a number of years as a health centre under Class D1 (non residential institution) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order. It is anticipated that other similar uses, such as day nursery, crèche, place of worship, etc. would be considered appropriate. Alternatively other uses would be considered including retail, office, etc and interested parties are recommended to contact the planning department of Hyndburn Borough Council to discuss their proposed uses.


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030